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Business Analyst

Burnley or Remote, UNITED KINGDOM

About Alcidion

The world of healthcare is evolving.  At Alcidion, we are playing our part. Every day, we help healthcare organisations to embrace smart technology.  We make a positive difference to patient outcomes and we have a simple purpose, that is, to transform healthcare, together with our customers.  We are a focused team of like-minded people with a set of skills and products that create a unique offering in the global healthcare market.  The Alcidion Group of companies brings together the very best in technology and health sector knowledge to deliver solutions that make healthcare better for everyone.

The Role

Reporting to the UK Product Manager, the Business Analyst’s role is to understand and collate requirements for the Alcidion Product set in the UK that will optimise our healthcare solutions. Ensuring that the product design and development teams are well briefed on the requirements are critical to the success of this role.

The Analyst will work closely with the Product Managers and UK Chief Medical Officer to break down and document features and then work collaboratively with all parts of the business to create acceptance criteria. The Business Analyst will also support the Product Team in the construction of the Product Vision and the current workload for Alcidion’s development teams.

The Business Analyst is also the advocate for products within the agile teams and plays an important role in setting the goals and ensuring the team are aligned with the needs of the business.

Responsibilities

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Undertake strategic analysis of planning, policy and/or funding issues including the analysis of qualitative and/or quantitative data and develop options and recommendations
  • Provide expert advice on creating requirements, including analysis and documentation
  • Determine how to refine current tasks and work flows, analyse, looking for improvement
  • Collate product requirements from internal and external stakeholders to support the required product modules
  • Document the capabilities and features of our solutions
  • Analyse and document the information needs that health services have
  • Establish and specify broader healthcare market requirements
  • Work with the software development team to ensure accepted stories are integrated into our releases
  • Work with the Testing team to ensure product documentation can be consumed for both automated and manual testing processes
  • Provide strategic expert advice and research best practice
  • Liaise with the design and product development teams to ensure the product meets the requirements and is put into production at the customer’s site, professionally, and on time
  • Other duties as required

Skills and Experience

Essential

  • Experience of eliciting appropriate requirements and producing in depth documentation for a wide range of stakeholders
  • Exceptional communication and organisational skills
  • Ability to scope, analyse and undertake research
  • Ability to work on own initiative and organise own workload with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Knowledge of healthcare, in particular hospital operations

Desirable

  • Business Analyst or Project Management Qualification
  • Front line clinical or operational experience gained in NHS or healthcare solutions
  • Technical background

We offer

  • Work with a great team
  • Both on-the-job training and a formal personal development programme
  • A competitive salary package
  • The opportunity to grow and increasingly assume responsibility for project delivery roles
  • The opportunity to work with an innovative organisation on cutting-edge health IT solutions
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Flexible work practices
  • Enhanced leave entitlements
  • A competitive pension scheme
  • Group life assurance
  • Private medical insurance
  • Virtual health services including virtual GP, mental health support and nutritionist consultation
  • Bike2Work scheme

How to apply

  • You must have the right to live and work in the United Kingdom to be considered for this position
  • Prospective employees will be required to undertake pre-employment checks, which may include referee, criminal record and employment history checks as required
  • Alcidion is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive culture and encourage all interested applicants to apply
  • No agency enquiries or applications please

If you are excited by the idea of working with a great team of like-minded individuals and believe you fit the criteria above, please apply by submitting your resume along with your OTE salary expectations to jobs.uk@alcidion.com. To be considered for this role, you must also include a covering letter addressing why you would love to work for Alcidion.